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Nationwide Orange Bike Rides 2024: 

Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 April 2024 


Orange Bike Ride in a town near you!

Across the country Nederlanders  are organising family friendly Orange Bike Rides to promote cycling as a sustainable means of transport for all of Aotearoa New Zealand to enjoy. 

Dress to impress!

Dress up and decorate your bike in ORANGE, fantastic prizes to be won!


Orange Bike Rides will take place in the following locations:

(Scroll down or click on one of the places to learn more about the bike ride and to sign up) 



Come and join us for an easy fun ride around MOTAT and the Western Springs Park. Dress to impress in the colour Orange and pimp up your bikes! Prizes will go to participants with the most elaborate outfit or decorated bike!

Your bicycles must be roadworthy, cyclists must wear helmets. Please also bring plenty of sunblock, water and a raincoat. This is a self-guided ride, so children must be accompanied by an adult.

Date and time: Saturday, April 27 · 2 - 4pm NZST

Location: MOTAT Aviation Hall 98 Motions Road Auckland, Auckland 1022 New Zealand

Information, registration and contact. 



Dressed in orange, enjoy a complimentary tompouce / tompoes before a beautifully relaxed ride around the vineyards!

·       Distance: Approx 7km's

·       Starts at 10:00am

Start and finish at The Vines Village

Information, registration and contact.



Dressed in orange, get ready to pedal your bike through the streets of Christchurch during Dutch Week!

Contact for more info!

Information, registration and contact.


Start the BDDO with a 5km loop bike ride through the back streets of Foxton to Victoria Park.


It’s Free and open to everyone, dress you and your bike to impress, spot prizes, best dressed and best bike


+64 6-363 5601




Dress up and decorate your bike to join us in celebrating Dutch Week with our Orange Bike Ride. A fun event for all ages.

Date and time

Sat, 27 Apr 2024 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM NZST


Zenders Cafe and Venue

44 Hopkins Road Newstead (formerly 439 Ruakura Rd) Hamilton, Waikato 3286 New Zealand

Information, registration and contact


The Hutt (28 April)

An orange-themed, family-friendly, bike celebration at Avalon Park, Hutt City. Confidence course, bike checks, Mystery Trail, Dutch treats.

Date and time

Sun, 28 Apr 2024 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM NZST


Avalon Park

61 Avalon Drive Avalon Lower Hutt, Wellington 5011 New Zealand

Information, registration and contact.


Kāpiti Coast

On 27 April from 10AM, another Orange Bike Ride will be held in Otaihanga Domain and along the Waikanae River, building on the hugely successful event of last year. All ages are welcome.


Prizes will be available for the best dressed bike and person, preferably orange.

There will be free Dutch biscuits/snacks available for participants and visitors. Paradise Coffee Cart will be serving Darkhorse Coffee and the Council is providing resources to keep the kids entertained.

Information, registration and contact.


New Plymouth

The main Ride will be along the Coastal Walkway approx. 9km - we start at Tasman Prospect (the grass area adjacent to the Egmont St Wind Wand carpark), from there we ride north on the foreshore, before turning at the Waiwhakaiho river mouth, and heading back to the start (Tasman Prospect).


The Family Ride will tag behind at a slower pace, stop to play at East End and return - approx 3.2km.


Come early to decorate your bike, from 10am
Join the r
ides at 10.30am
Return for the markets, Coffee and food.

Bike Kitchen cycle maintenance available.

Registration is free! Prizes and giveaways on the day.


St Aubyn St, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand


Information, registration and contact. 


Rotorua (5 May)

A fun, social bike ride with stops for coffee, lunch and even a beverage or two.

Meet at the Dutch Club in Rotorua. Pay your own way, wear something orange or deck your bike out in orange, or both! Prizes to be won.

Any bike will do, you can take your friends, they don't need to be Dutch.

Contact Jo: 027-668-4521 or


Waiheke Island


Join us for the Waiheke Dutch Bike Ride to celebrate 'Dutch Week' and all things Dutch cycling. Wear orange for maximum Dutchie festiveness but most of all bring your bike for an adventure and some Dutch games and snacks at the end. Will there be prizes? Will there be slight competitive fun? Very likely! An excellent opportunity to dust of the wheels of the whole family. Meet at Waiheke Bike Hub at 10am Sunday the 28th of April - ride will end up at Blackpool School Hall.

Information, registration and contact. 



Wellington! We know you love dressing up, so, dress to impress in ORANGE the national colour of the Netherlands!

A fun-filled event for all ages, starting and finishing at The Boatshed on the Waterfront

·       Distance: Approx 8km's

·       Ride starts at 4:00pm

Dutch treats await all participants at the finish line.

There will be a prize-giving for the best dressed cyclist and best decorated bike.

You can also join our King’s Day party afterwards as long as you register!

Information, registration and contact.


Check out other Dutch Week activities

More info on other activities during Dutch Week

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